Windows 2000 host/XP Pro client

Discussion in 'Windows XP Work Remotely' started by Guest, Dec 31, 2004.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have XP Pro on my laptop that I use most of time. I have Windows 2000 on
    my CPU and its where I keep all of my files (120 GB & 40 GB hard drives). I
    already have all the drives mapped but I want to eliminate the CPU's monitor
    for conserve space in my small office.

    I was able to make my laptop (host) show up on my CPU (client) easily using
    remote desktop, but I want it to work the other way around. I want my CPU
    info to be shown on my laptop. Is there any way I can do it without having
    to buy XP Pro for the CPU?
    --
    Jay
     
    Guest, Dec 31, 2004
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  2. Guest

    Sooner Al Guest

    You can't use Remote Desktop to access/control a W2K machine unless it is a W2K/W2003 Server running
    Terminal Services. The W2K machine can only act
    as a RDP client and *NOT* as a RDP host.

    Look at using VNC to access/control the W2K machine from your other PC...

    http://www.tightvnc.com/

    If you want to access/control the W2K machine over the public internet I suggest UltraVNC with
    it encryption plug-in or use either TightVNC or UltraVNC through a VPN tunnel.

    http://ultravnc.sourceforge.net/

    ....or upgrade to either W2K/W2003 Server or XP Pro...

    --
    Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)

    Please post *ALL* questions and replies to the news group for the mutual benefit of all of us...
    The MS-MVP Program - http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights...

    "Jay" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >I have XP Pro on my laptop that I use most of time. I have Windows 2000 on
    > my CPU and its where I keep all of my files (120 GB & 40 GB hard drives). I
    > already have all the drives mapped but I want to eliminate the CPU's monitor
    > for conserve space in my small office.
    >
    > I was able to make my laptop (host) show up on my CPU (client) easily using
    > remote desktop, but I want it to work the other way around. I want my CPU
    > info to be shown on my laptop. Is there any way I can do it without having
    > to buy XP Pro for the CPU?
    > --
    > Jay
     
    Sooner Al, Dec 31, 2004
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